Category: Support

Which device to use when studying at ETH?

IT Services regularly get asked these questions:

“My daughter and my son is beginning their bachelor studies at ETH Zurich in September. We now want to buy an IT device (iPad, laptop, etc.). Is there anything we should bear in mind or a recommendation from the ETH about compatibility and suitability for studying?” Thank you very much!”

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Making-of Newsletter inside|out No. 22

“Find out what’s going on in terms of IT at ETH Zurich”: The 22nd issue of inside|out newsletter is online.

Symbolic icons for the articles in the current newsletter inside|out No. 22
Symbolic icons for the articles in the current newsletter inside|out No. 22
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IT Services writes history

The IT services as they exist today have accompanied ETH Zurich for almost a fifth of its lifetime. A lot has changed during this time. The IT Services have grown considerably and been given many new tasks. We are keeping a record of the history of ETH and its IT Services, for us and future interested people to browse through and dive into.

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“Email is useless” – Obstacles facing the pioneers at ETH

The ETH has been one of the top ten technical universities for many years and is constantly hitting the headlines with its new innovations. And yet it was only just under 30 years ago that ETH had no internet or email. In one of our last posts, we created a timeline to illustrate the arrival of the internet at our university. It takes pioneers to make these kinds of developments happen. One such pioneer was Walter Gander, who shared his experiences back in the day of the emails and websites with us for this article. 

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New feature in polybox

Good news for all polybox users: From now on, documents in polybox can be shared directly with everyone, regardless of whether they are ETH members or external parties.

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